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Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine

A Comprehensive Guide

Easily accessible and heavily illustrated, this complete guide to diagnosis in Chinese Medicine places an emphasis on "real world" issues. Focusing on clear interpretations of signs and symptoms, it addresses the practice beyond the theory and leads readers through both basic and sophisticated levels of diagnostic interpretation. Since Chinese medicine diagnosis relies on a subtle appraisal of a patient's disharmony, many factors beyond traditional Western symptoms are considered, including a patient's voice, the absence of thirst, feeling hot or cold, the patient's smell, tone of voice, and glitter of eyes. This practical resource helps readers carefully interpret of a range of nuances.

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Published: December 2003

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-06448-7

Contents

  • PART 1: DIAGNOSIS BY OBSERVATION
    Section 1: Observation of the Body, Mind and Complexion
    1. Observation Of The Body Shape, Physique And Demeanour
    2. Observation Of The Mind, Spirit And Emotion
    3. Observation Of The Complexion Colour
    4. Observation Of Body Movements
    Section 2: Parts of the Body
    5. Observation Of Head, Face And Hair
    6. Observation Of The Eyes
    7. Observation Of The Nose
    8. Observation Of Lips, Mouth, Palate, Teeth, Gums And Philtrum
    9. Observation Of The Ears
    10. Observation Of Throat And Neck
    11. Observation Of The Back
    12. Observation Of Women’s Breasts
    13. Observation Of The Heartbeat
    14. Observation Of The Hands
    15. Observation Of The Nails
    16. Observation Of The Chest And Abdomen
    17. Observation Of Genitalia
    18. Observation Of The Four Limbs
    19. Observation Of The Legs
    20. Observation Of Excretions
    21. Observation Of The Skin
    22. Observation In Children
    Section 3: Tongue Diagnosis
    23. Tongue Diagnosis
    24. Tongue-Body Colour
    25. Tongue Body Shape
    26. Tongue Coating
    27. Tongue Images And Patterns
    PART 2: DIAGNOSIS BY INTERROGATION
    28. Introduction
    29. Pain
    30. Food And Taste
    31. Stools And Urine
    32. Thirst And Drink
    33. Energy Levels
    34. Head
    35. Face
    36. Throat And Neck
    37. Body
    38. Chest And Abdomen
    39. Limbs
    40. Sleep
    41. Sweating
    42. Ears And Eyes
    43. Feeling Of Cold, Feeling Of Heat And Fever
    44. Mental-Emotional Symptoms
    45. Sexual Symptoms
    46. Women’s Symptoms
    47. Children’s Symptoms
    48. Diagnosing The Causes Of Disease
    PART 3: DIAGNOSIS BY PALPATION
    49. Diagnosis by Palpation
    50. Pulse Qualities
    51. Palpation Of Parts Of The Body
    52. Palpation Of Channels
    PART 4: DIAGNOSIS BY HEARING AND SMELLING
    53. Diagnosis By Hearing
    54. Diagnosis By Smelling
    PART 5: SYMPTOMS AND SIGNS
    Section 1: Symptoms and Signs of Parts of the Body
    55. Head And Face
    56. Face Colour
    57. Ears
    58. Nose
    59. Throat
    60. Mouth, Tongue, Teeth, Gums, Lips, Palate And Philtrum
    61. Eyes
    62. Neck, Shoulders And Upper Back
    63. Chest
    64. Limbs
    65. Arms
    66. Legs
    67. Lower Back
    68. Body
    69. Digestive System And Taste
    70. Thirst And Drink
    71. Abdomen
    72. Defecation
    73. Urination
    74. Anus
    75. Men’s Sexual And Genital Symptoms
    76. Sweating
    77. Skin Signs
    78. Emotional Symptoms
    79. Mental And Emotional Symptoms
    80. Mental Difficulties
    81. Sleep
    82. Feeling Of Cold, Feeling Of Heat, Fever
    83. Voice, Speech And Sounds
    Section 2: Gynaecological Symptoms and Signs
    84. Menstrual Symptoms
    85. Problems At Period Time
    86. Problems Of Pregnancy
    87. Problems After Childbirth
    88. Breast Signs
    89. Miscellaneous Gynaecological Symptoms
    Section 3: Paediatric Symptoms and Signs
    90. Children’s Problems
    PART 6: IDENTIFICATION OF PATTERNS
    Section 1: Internal Organ Patterns
    91. Heart
    92. Spleen
    93. Liver
    94. Lungs
    95. Kidneys
    96. Small Intestine
    97. Stomach
    98. Gall-Bladder
    99. Large Intestine
    100. Bladder
    Section 2: Qi, Blood and Body Fluids Patterns
    101. Identification Of Patterns According To Qi, Blood, Yang, And Yin
    102. Identification Of Patterns According To Body Fluids
    Section 3: Pathogenic Factors Patterns
    103. Identification Of Patterns According To Pathogenic Factors
    104. Identification Of Patterns According To The 4 Levels
    105. Identification Of Patterns According To The 6 Stages
    106. Identification Of Patterns According To The 3 Burners
    107. Residual Pathogenic Factor
    Section 4: Patterns Of the 8 Principles, 12 Channels, 8 Extraordinary Vessels and 5 Elements
    108. Identification Of Patterns According To The 8 Principles
    109. Identification Of Patterns According To The 12 Channels
    110. Identification Of Patterns According To The 8 Extraordinary Vessels
    111. Identification Of Patterns According To The 5 Elements
    Appendices
    Appendix 1: Case Histories
    Appendix 2: Prescriptions
    Appendix 3: History of Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine
    Glossary
    Bibliography
    Chinese Chronology

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